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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat; Music composed in triple time for dancing; An assured victory (especially in an election) v. - Dance a certain ballroom dance.

Usage examples (33)
  • To this day, Strauss's magnificent waltz is the veritable anthem of Vienna.
  • I'm not saying you can't dance to it, but as David Hamilton wrote, a Strauss waltz is as much about dancing as it is for dancing.
  • "I'm not Dracula, but you know that the waltz is your blood."
  • The basic step for the waltz is a box step which is simple to perform. for more
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